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Sweetwater Bar-B-Que

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14076 Highway Z, Saint Robert, MO 65584-3307
573-336-8830
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout
Good for: Families with children
Description: Near Fort Leonard Wood, MO.

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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I've been here about for times now and the food is delicious, service has been spotty, some days it's good, some days not so much. My biggest beef is the dining room gets dirty and even when they aren't busy and there are plenty of people working no one takes the initiative to clean it. Now if I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2015
Trinity B
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Saint Robert, Missouri
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Dixon, Missouri
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This review is for an order placed over the phone. I thought the website was easy to use, found the phone number quickly, and called to order a whole chicken and sides and it was delicious. I am never disappointed in the food when I visit. The order taker was friendly and I had no trouble. Will visit again.

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Thank Heather C
Saint Robert, Missouri
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

I've been here about for times now and the food is delicious, service has been spotty, some days it's good, some days not so much. My biggest beef is the dining room gets dirty and even when they aren't busy and there are plenty of people working no one takes the initiative to clean it. Now if I order I... More 

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Thank Trinity B
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I ate there last year on my way back from Chicago and I found the food tasty, reasonably priced ,and generously proportioned. Nothing has changed and next time I go that way I'll stop again.

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Thank Jean S
Saint Robert, Missouri
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We heard a lot of great things about Sweetwater and we were not disappointed. The portion sizes were large and tasted awesome. Our food took a bit of time, but we had a detailed order and they made sure to get it right. Its a bit expensive, but for the quality and quantity, its worth it. We're definitely coming back.

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Thank RoyAviles
Thunder Bay, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

My wife and I were road tripping through the American Midwest and we wanted to try out some authentic BBQ. We were not disappointed with Sweetwater. The rustic décor really set the mood and the staff was friendly and patient. The food was delicious, I had the chicken and ribs combo and my wife has the chicken special. I was... More 

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Thank Brendan D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Out for a beautiful October drive with my husband. We saw this restaurant as we passed it headed east on I-44. It wasn't our first choice, but the restaurant we had planned to dine at was closed. LUCKY US! As soon as we walked in the door, the smoky aroma sent our tastebuds into high alert. I ordered the smoked... More 

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Thank Margo L
Dixon, Missouri
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Sweetwater has some of the best bbq in the area. We have been to a number of other locations in and around FLW, but we always go back to sweetwater when were looking for some good bbq. We will be back again.

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Thank vince b
Zijuatanejo
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125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Had a great barbecue meal at Sweetwater BBQ. Traditional counter order and pickup. Had the Sweetwater Special which provides 3 meats and 2 sides. Honestly can't decide which of the meats was best, having enjoyed them all. Several decent beers on tap, and friendly and helpful service from folks used to newbies that need some help. Enjoy a moderate priced... More 

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Thank SleazEd
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

We were in town for Fort Leonard Wood graduation and stopped at Sweetwater for dinner, there were 7 people in our party. We tried the ribs, pulled pork, brisket and hot links, the food was just okay. Coming from Illinois I expected it to be better than our BBQ place at home but it wasn't. The sauce, beans and cole... More 

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Thank Rose K
Saint Robert, Missouri
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

I will never go to Kansas City to eat BBQ. I can't believe that I lived within 10 minutes of the best BBQ in Missouri. Best part is they don't over price and service is great. So if you are driving thru I-44 or Route 66; Stop, eat and continue down the road.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14076 Highway Z, Saint Robert, MO 65584-3307
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Robert
  • Phone Number: 573-336-8830

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Near Fort Leonard Wood, MO.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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